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Jungreformatorische Bewegung
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[German Version]

(Reformed Youth Movement). The Jungreformatorische Bewegung formed as a church policy movement on May 9, 1933 in the course of the debate concerning constitutional reform in the Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchenbund and in opposition to the plan for forced conformity championed by the radical Deutsche Christen (Reichskirche with Reichsbischof as leader, legitimized by a plebiscite, executed in an anti-Semitic fashion). The chief proponents were W. Künneth, H. Lilje and M. Niemöller, along with T. Heckel, Georg Schulz (Sydow brotherhood), W. Stählin (Bern…

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Assel, Heinrich, “Jungreformatorische Bewegung”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 August 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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